First edition, first printing. Publisher's original black cloth with titles in silver gilt to the spine, in dustwrapper. Illustrated in black and white throughout. A fine copy, apparently unread. The binding square and tight, the contents clean and crisp throughout and free from any previous owners' inscriptions or stamps. Complete with the fine dustwrapper. Not price-clipped (75s=£3.75 to the front flap). A superb copy.
The final published work by the renowned Scottish paleontologist, based upon his earlier, groundbreaking work of the same title this 'new book completely supersedes the old and incorporates all the advances which have been made, to many of which the author has himself contributed. It becomes at once probably the most authoritative account of the subject in the English language'.
Stock code: 19189